As classmates in law school, Amy and David only spoke to each other sporadically, but they always had their eyes on one another. It wasn’t until their final year that sharing a ride to work and a confession by David finally brought them together.
The very meaning of intermarriage has shifted with these demographic changes. In earlier periods, intermarriage was generally seen as a rejection of Jewish identity and a form of rebellion against the community. These days, intermarriage doesn’t necessarily spell the end of an active Jewish life or of Jewish lineage.
Moment asks a wide range of scholars, activists and religious leaders to suggest if and how religious pluralism and the chief rabbinate can coexist